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Living in Chelsea

Chelsea has an average Walk Score of 80 with 35,177 residents.

Chelsea has good public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Chelsea neighborhoods are Belingham Square, Broadway and Addison-Orange.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Chelsea, MA

Chelsea is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Walk Score Map

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Chelsea Fire Department

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Lavanderia Quick & Clean Laundromat

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Chelsea.

Chelsea Neighborhoods




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1 Belingham Square 86 58 51 11,008
2 Broadway 86 55 51 7,668
3 Addison-Orange 83 54 53 3,391
4 Lower Broadway 82 55 53 1,036
5 Soldiers Home 76 53 41 4,477
6 Prattville 69 50 37 4,498
7 Mill Hill 67 51 42 1,347
8 Admirals Hill 59 52 38 1,175

Eating & Drinking

There are about 132 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Chelsea.

People in Chelsea can walk to an average of 5 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Information Technology DivisionThis center pumps millions of dollars into the local Chelsea economy every year.

Alan Scott
on Information Technology Division

Transit Score of Chelsea, MA

Chelsea has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Chelsea apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Chelsea has good public transportation and about 7 bus and 1 rail lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Chelsea on public transit.

Bike Score of Chelsea, MA

Chelsea is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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Family Market

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Broadway @ Shurtleff St

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City Hall @ Broadway

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Suffolk University Legal Services

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Griffin Square

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Griffin Square

thumbnail for Chelsea Public LibraryA place of freedom and expression offering many free services to a diverse community, the Chelsea Public Library.

Alan Scott
on Chelsea Public Library

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Broadway & Park Street

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Margolis Pharmacy

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Bus Stop

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Fifth Street Park

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Alan Scott
on Bunker Hill Community College

Chelsea is Talking About...

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Zipcar: 5th St/Poplar St

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Franks Barber Shop, Park St. Chelsea MA

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Alan Scott
on Chelsea Fire Department

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